TORONTO—Ontario's municipalities say they may be forced to raise taxes or cut services due to provincial government cuts that will likely equal well over half a billion dollars in lost annual funding and foregone revenue.
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Fatalities are down significantly this year on roads patrolled by Ontario Provincial Police, the force said yesterday amid a cross-country traffic enforcement blitz.
The OPP said 58 people died on roads from Jan. 1 to May 5, compared to 97 road fatalities during the same time period last year ‚Äî a 40 per cent decrease.
KELLIHER, Sask.—RCMP in Saskatchewan are investigating a video on social media that they say shows someone burning a Nazi flag which a man claimed to have removed from a rural home.
The video posted on Facebook on Saturday shows a man, his face covered by what appears to be a Confederate flag, spreading a Nazi flag on the ground while a person out of the frame sets it on fire.
TORONTO—Canada's largest school board says it may have to eliminate jobs, some programs and end some student busing to address a multimillion-dollar funding gap created by provincial cuts.
The Toronto District School Board's education director laid out the proposals which could help eliminate a $67-million budget shortfall ‚Äî $42 million caused by a cut from the Ontario government.
TORONTO—Two confirmed cases of measles in adults in Toronto are both travel related, the city's public health unit said yesterday as it warned the public of possible places where they may have been exposed to the virus.
OTTAWA—Canadian parliamentarians love to quote Albert Einstein's definition of insanity.
No one more so than Liberal Sean Casey, who's cited the famous quotation purportedly from the acclaimed physicist at least five times in the House of Commons or in parliamentary committees since he was first elected in 2011.
TORONTO—Ontario is planning to cut about $46 million this year from the provincial police budget, as the Progressive Conservative government tries to trim the province's deficit.
The government's expenditure estimates for this year show the funding drop, as well as scores of other cuts, including to health research, Legal Aid Ontario, library services and tourism offices.
EDMONTON—Albertans struggling to enter the real-estate market have at least two chances to win a home this year.
A house south of Calgary and a historic bed and breakfast near the United States border, both valued at about $1.7 million, are up for grabs.
All one needs to do is pay an entry fee and submit an essay.
TORONTO—The case of an Ontario woman who was murdered by her husband days after she filed for divorce underscores that victims of domestic violence face even greater danger when they try to leave their abuser, experts say.
Elana Fric Shamji, 40, stayed with her abusive husband for more than a decade before serving him with divorce papers in November 2016, a court heard.
OTTAWA—NDP leader Jagmeet Singh says his party will cut Canada's emissions almost in half over the next decade as he tries to stake out a claim to the climate change agenda in the looming federal election.
The pledge is one contained in an NDP motion expected today in the House of Commons that will lay out eight broad strokes of the NDP‚Äôs climate change platform.